Technical skills training

Our Technology Training Centre in Aston, Birmingham is a new state-of-the-art facility, designed to be the perfect environment to learn how to safely use the machinery and equipment commonly found in manufacturing and engineering environment.

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All our courses can be delivered at your site, using your own equipment and working methods, at a time to suit; including evenings, night shifts and weekends.

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BS4872 MMA Compliant Welding

Duration
3 days
Members
£800 +VAT
Non Members
£940 +VAT

This course has been designed to meet the practical skills approved by the British Standards Institute and is ideal for anyone who has already achieved the relevant practical skills or appropriate experience to undertake MMA welding tasks competently and safely to the BS 4872 standard.

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There are no upcoming dates for this course. If you would like to be informed when the next dates are added or are interested in having this course run at one of your offices or sites, please get in touch.

Practical industrial electrical course for engineers

Duration
10 days
Members
£1417 +VAT
Non Members
£1668 +VAT


The days of one man one job in industry are now long gone and there is a strong need to have maintenance engineers that are capable of many diverse skills. As there is a heavy reliance of electrically powered machinery and systems it is essential that maintenance engineers and technicians have a good, basic understanding of electrical theory and regulations as well as the practical skill essential to carry out electrical work safely in a work environment. This ten-day course adopts a practical approach to enable delegates to gain a working knowledge the of electrical control systems and focusses on developing the electrical skills and knowledge needed by those who have been employed in a mainly mechanical environment.

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Dates & Locations

1 - 12 October 2018 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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15-26 October 2018 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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5-16 November 2018 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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Centre lathe turning

Duration
5 days
Members
£840 +VAT
Non Members
£892 +VAT

This hands-on five-day course combines on-machine practical exercises and instruction with classroom sessions to enable delegates to safely set and operate a centre lathe. This training programme is suitable for engineers of all levels. The content of this course can be used to support NVQ programmes.

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Dates & Locations

22-26 October 2018 EEF Technology Hub
Birmingham
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26-30 November 2018 EEF Technology Hub
Birmingham
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Introduction to CNC Milling (Simulation & Application)

Duration
5 days
Members
£960 +VAT
Non Members
£1100 +VAT

This 5 day course enables the delegates to develop a better understanding and some skills in the use of simulation software.

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Dates & Locations

19 - 23 November 2018 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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Introduction to CNC Turning (Simulation & Application)

Duration
5 days
Members
£960 +VAT
Non Members
£1100 +VAT

This 5 day course enables the delegates to develop a better understanding and some skills in the use of simulation software.

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Dates & Locations

There are no upcoming dates for this course. If you would like to be informed when the next dates are added or are interested in having this course run at one of your offices or sites, please get in touch.

Vertical milling

Duration
5 days
Members
£778 +VAT
Non Members
£865 +VAT

Though so many of today’s industrial manufacturing lines rely heavily on computer controlled electrical and electronic systems to operate, there is still a high need for basic machine tool skills to be able to carry out manufacturing processes effectively. These skills and knowledge also underpin the more advanced techniques used in operating and setting CNC type machines. This five-day Vertical Milling Machine training course gives delegates the skills and knowledge they need to safely operate a vertical milling machine to produce engineering products.

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Dates & Locations

22-26 October 2018 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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26-30 November 2018 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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